Projects

Projects

Laura Taalman / mathgrrl


 

@mathgrrl Online


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Hacktastic

Current // Technical blog about 3D printing and the intersection of design, math, and failure

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Shapeways

Current // Shapeways geekhaus store for 3D prints of jewelry, mathematical objects, and geek gear

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Thingiverse

Current // Collection of over 200 free downloadable original 3D-printable designs with 3.5K followers

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JMU 3SPACE

Current // Online content for the 3D printing classroom JMU 3SPACE at James Madison University

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Twitter

Current // Updates on 3D printing, math geekery, and whatever

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MakerHome

2013–14 // One 3D print every day for an entire year with design walkthroughs and geeky math facts

 

Organizations


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Lady Tech Guild

Current // Board member of the LTG of 3D artists, designers, biohackers, educators, and entrepreneurs

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AABSTRACT Studio

Current // Collaboration with designer Alicia Tam Wei for mathematically inspired manufacturing    

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Project NExT

Current // Member, supporter, and Gold Dot 2000 Fellow

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MAA

Current // Member of and Mathematical Ambassador for the Mathematical Association of America

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Brainfreeze Puzzles

Current // Joint proprietor of puzzle-making company for syndication and trade books

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MoMath

Fall 2014 // MoMath Mathematician-in-Residence, National Museum of Mathematics

 

3D Industry Work


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Shapeways Magazine

Current // Weekly “Tutorial Tuesday” column on the technical aspects of 3D printing and design, Shapeways

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Shapeways NYPL Curriculum

Current // Curriculum design for New York Public Library course “Make It, Print It, Sell It”, Shapeways

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Ultimaker Education

August 2016 // Research strategy and development for community blog and Pioneer Program, Ultimaker

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DHF Blueprint

January 2016 // Content strategy, web development, and content developement for Blueprint, Digital Harbor Foundation

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Project Challenge

October 2015 // Concept product manager for educational thing-to-project documentation challenge, Thingiverse

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Thingiverse Jumpstart

September 2015 // Product manager and content developer for Jumpstart 3D design resource, Thingiverse

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STEAM Challenges

September 2015 // Product manager and strategist for two back-to-school STEAM Challenges, Thingiverse

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MakerBot Classroom

July 2015 // Content developer for MakerBot in the Classroom, a published 3D printing resource, MakerBot

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Thingiversity STEAM

June 2015 // Product manager and strategist for five simultaneous STEAM Challenges, Thingiverse

 

Conferences Organized


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Illustrating Math Semester

Coming in Fall 2019 // Co-Organizer of full semester program on mathematics and 3D digital media at ICERM

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Construct3D

May 2017 // HigherEd Program Chair and Steering Committee, Construct3D academic 3D printing conference at Duke

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Illustrating Math Workshop

June 2016 // Co-Organizer of week-long workshop conference on mathematics and 3D digital media at ICERM

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2005–2013 // Co-Director, nine JMU Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conferences

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MOVES

August 2013 // Conference Director, inaugural MOVES Conference on Recreational Mathematics at MoMath

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2006–2008 // Program Chair, four regional section conferences, Mathematical Association of America